[Ads-l] Heard, _despicable_ pronounced as

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 10 20:10:39 EDT 2017


"DESSpicable" by a random resident of Wichita, Kansas.

This is still the preferred pronunciation for MW, Dictionary.com, and this
correspondent, but its existence is not even acknowledged by Google
Dictionary.

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-Wilson
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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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